🌈 Git's log and diff commands are useful for inspecting your repository changes. In my latest post, I describe the differences between "a b", "a..b" and "a...b" commit ranges. darekkay.com/blog/git-commit-r

I always loved to share interesting findings with my team, like best/bad practices. Recently, I've changed the format: instead of announcing "X is bad because" I'm doing a "Why is X bad?" quiz instead. A gamified process that encourages reflection over consumption. 💡

🌈 I've jumped on the Vite hype train. Read about my motivation and the experience of migrating Create React App projects to Vite.

darekkay.com/blog/create-react

I've added giscus.app to my collection of commenting systems. With so many alternatives being available, it's never been easier to add comments to a static site 💬

darekkay.com/blog/static-site-

🌈 A new (niche) quick tip post: create uniform album art images with ImageMagick.

darekkay.com/blog/resize-album

Doing some npm updates today, and my latest "nuke" bash alias is really handy when node_modules are not updated correctly 👨🏻‍💻

github.com/darekkay/config-fil

"this simple workaround will suffice for this sprint" - a code comment I wrote 4 years ago 😅

🌈 I've just pushed a new Dashboard update: fresh design, custom background image, new chart/graph widget, timezone clock and more:

dashboard.darekkay.com/docs/bl

Snapshot tests in a nutshell:

- "My snapshot test is failing, what should I do?"
- "Run jest -u"
- "Okay, thanks"

I've yet to encounter a failing snapshot test that fails because of a regression issue. (ymmv)

🌈 Recently, I was interested in my stats at my current project. Here's a short writeup with some tips on how to get the numbers:

darekkay.com/blog/github-devel

🌈 TIL: You can use JSDoc comments in your projects to import TypeScript definitions. Full IntelliSense support without installing TypeScript! Works in @WebStormIDE and @code .

darekkay.com/blog/javascript-t

🌈 How accessible are personal blogs and portfolio websites? I've analyzed over 1600 personal sites and it turns out they're doing better than big popular websites. But there's still a lot of room for improvement.

darekkay.com/blog/evaluatory-p

I'm two posts away from reaching a new all-year high AND 50 articles overall. Great blogging year so far. 🔥✍️

🎉 New Evaluatory version available. This tool now uses Chromium by default, which makes the execution much faster and less error-prone. The browser is also configurable (Chromium, Firefox, Webkit).

darekkay.com/evaluatory/

I've updated my blog post on including comments on static websites. It's great to see so many projects being published: from traditional self-hosted or 3rd-party tools, to some newer decentralized approaches using the Matrix or IPFS protocols.

darekkay.com/blog/static-site-

Imagine being a visually impaired person trying to apply to a university in Germany using uni-assist.de . You won't be able to even select the uni, as the select component is totally inaccessible. An actual blind student reported this issue, as she can't proceed. 😠

The community confirms what might seem obvious. Although the assistive technology keeps improving, it's mostly people creating the end products (developers, designers, ...) who have the highest impact on (web) accessibility.

webaim.org/projects/practition

🌈 Some of my productivity hacks to speed up the process of opening JIRA pages

darekkay.com/blog/jira-ticket-

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